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HP LaserJet MFP M4345 Reconditioned with Cash on delivery

HP LaserJet MFP M4345 Reconditioned with Cash on delivery

Many high-performance, laser-based MFPs (multifunction printers) cost thousands of Rupees and provide features and capabilities so sophisticated — or bewildering — that you can buy them only from a reseller, packaged with setup, training, and maintenance contracts. Hewlett-Packard Co. bucks that market model with the LaserJet 4345.

The LaserJet 4345 sells on HP’s own Web site, and it delivers rocking speed and quality whether printing or copying. The basic installation doesn’t require much more than plugging in a Cat 5 cable. Bundled software and an embedded Web server provide the standard suite of HP network-printer management tools, which you’re probably already familiar with.

The 4345’s base configuration combines a fold-out, 100-sheet auxiliary tray and an internal 500-sheet tray with 256MB of memory and a 20GB hard drive. The automatic document-feeder flips pages over to copy, fax, or scan both sides, though printing on both sides requires a duplexer. The printer differs in one key respect from some other high-end MFPs in that it handles letter and legal-size documents, but not tabloid-size.

The 4345’s touch-screen control panel design is so clear users probably won’t require any training to make copies. Scanning to a PC with HP’s optional Digital Sending Software is equally simple. Setting up the receiving folders involves merely pointing to them in the software’s Configure mode, which either you do on the server or users do on their clients.

Still, HP’s design isn’t perfect. For example, the 4345 knows automatically what size paper is in a tray, but there’s no place for an external label, so users are left in the dark. And the machine lacks some high-end but useful copier features. You can’t erase the black stripe that forms at the center gutter of copies from books, nor can you add page numbers to copy jobs.

The printer’s management capabilities earn mostly high marks. Thanks to the machine’s internal Web server and HP’s Web Jetadmin software, you can keep a close eye on the 4345’s status from the comfort of your PC. However, as is true of virtually all MFPs we’ve tested, the LaserJet 4345 doesn’t provide IT managers with sufficient granularity to control which settings users may modify on the control panel: You can’t prevent a curious employee from changing the device’s IP address or putting it in test mode and leaving it that way.

The LaserJet 4345 delivers performance that will keep an office productive. In our tests it made copies at 43.1 ppm (pages per minute), just a bit shy of its 45-ppm rated engine speed and printed text at 27 ppm.

Its printed text documents impressed us with sharp, clearly defined letters that remain evenly weighted down to very small sizes. The 4345’s copies are also surprisingly free of spatter or cloudiness, though some choppiness shows up on the edges of letters.

Printed graphics get good marks for smooth transitions and shading and for sharp focus. Like all monochrome devices, the 4345 produces graphics that show some graininess in places. Also like all monochrome devices, the 4345 struggles to copy gray-scale graphics, which have interference patterns, a grayish, flat look, and noticeable loss of detail. The 4345 did a good job scanning text at 200 dpi and captured fine detail in line drawings at 600 dpi, but in monochrome mode it made a muddy mess of gray-scale graphics.

The 4345 is inexpensive to acquire and equip but no bargain to operate. Although you might be able to negotiate a lower cost per page for a system sold through different channels, HP’s push to sell MFPs the way printers are sold certainly simplifies the procurement process. And HP has done a commendable job tailoring the LaserJet 4345 for offices that need throughput, simplicity, and expandability without some of the more arcane copier features.

GENERAL

  • Copier Type
    digital
  • Printing Technology
    Laser – monochrome
  • Monthly Duty Cycle (max)
    200000 impressions
  • Manufacturer
    HP

PRINTER

  • Technology
    Laser
  • Type
    Multifunction printer

MEMORY

  • Standard Memory
    256 MB
  • Max Supported Memory
    512 MB
  • Hard Disk Drive
    20 GB

MISCELLANEOUS

  • Microsoft Certifications
    Certified for Windows Vista
  • Consumables Included
    1 x cartridge (black)
  • Compliant Standards
    AS/NZS 3548, CISPR 22, EN 60950, EN 61000-3-2, EN 61000-3-3, EN55022 Class B, EN55024, FCC Part 15 B, ICES-003, IEC 60950, IEC 825-1/EN 60825-1 class 1, VCCI

POWER

  • Power Consumption Sleep
    15 Watt
  • Power Consumption Standby
    44 Watt
  • Power Consumption Operational
    800 Watt

COPYING

  • Max Copying Speed
    Up to 43 ppm, Up to 45 ppm
  • Max Copying Resolution
    Up to 600 x 600 dpi
  • Max Copying Speed B/W
    43 ppm, 45 ppm
  • Max Copying Resolution B/W
    600 x 600 dpi
  • First Copy Out Time B/W
    10 sec
  • Max Document Enlargement
    400 %
  • Max Document Reduction
    25 %
  • Maximum Copies
    999

RAM

  • Installed Size
    256 MB
  • Max Supported Size
    512 MB

PRINTING

  • Max Printing Resolution
    Up to 1200 x 1200 dpi, Up to 600 x 600 dpi
  • Max Printing Speed
    Up to 43 ppm, Up to 45 ppm
  • Max Resolution B/W
    1200 x 1200 dpi, 600 x 600 dpi
  • Printer Drivers / Emulations
    PCL 5e, PCL 6, PDF 1.3, PostScript 3
  • Image Enhancement Technology
    HP FastRes 1200
  • Max Printing Speed B/W (ppm)
    43 ppm, 45 ppm

ENVIRONMENTAL PARAMETERS

  • Sound Emission
    33 dBA (idle) / 74 dBA (operating)
  • Sound Emission (Idle)
    33 dBA
  • Sound Emission (Operating)
    74 dBA

CONNECTIONS

  • Network Protocols
    AppleTalk, DLC/LLC, IPX/SPX, TCP/IP
  • Operating System Support
    MS Windows XP, MS Windows 2000, MS Windows NT 4.0, MS Windows Server 2003, Apple Mac OS 9.x, Apple Mac OS X 10.1 or later
  • Software Included
    Drivers & utilities, Drivers & utilities, HP Toolbox

DOCUMENT & MEDIA HANDLING

  • Max Media Size
    Legal
  • Document & Media Handling Details
    Bypass tray – 100 sheets size: 3 in x 5 in – Legal (8.5 in x 14 in) weight: 60 g/m² – 200 g/m²
    Input tray – 500 sheets size: A5 (5.83 in x 8.25 in) – Legal (8.5 in x 14 in) weight: 60 g/m² – 120 g/m²
    ADF – 50 sheets
    Output tray – 500 sheets – Legal (8.5 in x 14 in)
  • Speed Details
    Copying: up to 43 ppm (A4) – B/W
    Printing: up to 43 ppm (A4) – B/W
  • Original Type
    sheets
  • Document Feeder
    ADF
  • Document Feeder Capacity
    50 sheets
  • Media Type Class
    film / transparencies, other, plain paper
  • Media Size Class
    Legal
  • Min Media Size
    3 in x 5 in
  • Min Media Weight
    60 g
  • Max Media Weight
    200 g
  • Supported Media Type
    cards, labels, plain paper, transparencies
  • Standard Media Capacity
    500 sheets, 600 sheets
  • Max Media Capacity
    2100 sheets
  • Output Trays Capacity
    500 sheets
  • Bypass Feeder Capacity
    100 sheets

HEADER

  • Brand
    HP
  • Product Line
    HP LaserJet
  • Model
    4345mfp
  • Localization
    English
  • Country Kits
    United States
  • Packaged Quantity
    1

INTERFACE REQUIRED

  • Type
    LAN, parallel
  • Total Qty
    1

OFFICE MACHINE

  • Type
    printer / copier / scanner
  • Functions
    copier, printer, scanner
  • Monthly Duty Cycle (max)
    200000 impressions
  • Printing Technology
    laser
  • Printing Output Type
    monochrome

DIMENSIONS & WEIGHT

  • Width
    30 in
  • Depth
    19 in
  • Height
    21.5 in
  • Weight
    113.76 lbs

CONSUMABLES INCLUDED

  • Type
    cartridge
  • Color
    black
  • Included Qty
    1

DOCUMENT & MEDIA HANDLING DETAILS

  • Type
    ADF, bypass tray, input tray, output tray
  • Media Feeder Capacity
    100 sheets, 50 sheets, 500 sheets
  • Min Media Weight
    60 g
  • Max Media Weight
    120 g, 200 g
  • Min Media Size
    3 in x 5 in, A5 (5.83 in x 8.25 in)
  • Max Media Size
    Legal (8.5 in x 14 in)

SOFTWARE

  • Operating System Support
    Apple Mac OS 9.x, Apple Mac OS X 10.1 or later, MS Windows 2000, MS Windows NT 4.0, MS Windows Server 2003, MS Windows XP
  • Software Included
    drivers & utilities, HP Toolbox

SPEED DETAILS

  • Function
    copying, printing
  • Max Speed
    43 ppm
  • Size
    A4
  • Mode
    B/W

PC CONNECTIVITY

  • Connection Availability
    Yes
  • Interface
    LAN, parallel

SERVICE & SUPPORT

  • Type
    1 year warranty

SERVICE & SUPPORT DETAILS

  • Type
    limited warranty
  • Location
    on-site
  • Full Contract Period
    1 year

POWER ADAPTER

  • Voltage Required
    AC 110 V, AC 230 V
  • Frequency Required
    50/60 Hz
  • Power Consumption Operational
    800 Watt
  • Power Consumption Standby
    44 Watt
  • Power Consumption Sleep
    15 Watt

GENERAL

  • Manufacturer
    HP